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can you get a yeast infection in eyes?

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Dr. Daniel Coden
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes, but rarely: A true yeast, or fungal eye infection is quite rare, but is occasionally seen. If the surface layer of the cornea is disrupted and the patient's immune system is compromised or if they are on topical steroids, the chance is increased. These corneal ulcers can be very difficult to eradicate.
Answered on Dec 3, 2018
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